The Juventus striker has recently been linked to moving to River Plate. Where he started his professional football career and starred as a teenager in 2005 and 2006.
Returning to River Plate is ‘Impossible’
Gonzalo Higuain’s father said that his son would not be sensationally returning to River Plate, calling the move “impossible” for now. The Juventus striker has recently been linked to moving to River Plate. Where he started his professional football career and starred as a teenager in 2005 and 2006. However, Jorge Higuain ruled out the possibility of returning his son to his homeland shortly. “Gonzalo has a contract that still exists this year and next. Although he did not rule out a move in the future, Jorge concluded: “At the moment, he cannot return to the River.” After the problematic campaign of 2018-19, as a result of which he borrowed spells in AC Milan and Chelsea. Higuain returned to Juventus before the current season.
Gonzalo tied to Juve with a two-year contract
Even though he did not expect much to be said, the 32-year-old player instead managed to score eight goals in all games, starting 22 of his 33 appearances in all competitions. Higuain spoke in the past of his desire to return to the River eventually. “I’m not closing any doors,” Gonzalo said in an interview. “The future is uncertain. I have a two-year agreement here, and then we’ll see. I am always tied to the River, players, and fans. Honestly, I don’t know what will happen. But at the time, I want to enjoy Juventus.” Gonzalo left River in 2007 to join Real Madrid, where he spent seven seasons and won La Liga three times.
Higuain’s fascinating career before Juventus
Before the start of the 2013-14 campaign, Higuain joined Napoli, where he set a Serie A record for goals in one season, scoring 36 times under the leadership of Maurizio Sarri in 2015-16. As a result of this campaign, Higuain moved to Juventus, winning Serie A for two consecutive seasons before conducting a 2018-19 campaign on credit with AC Milan and Chelsea. After Sarri took over as Juve manager this season, Higuain reunited with the manager, with whom he had great success. Recently, Gonzalo has been heading for quarantining in Italy to join his seriously ill mother back in Argentina.